Small Harmless Mammals

These small mammals are nearly harmless in combat, but might serve as a class resource, appearing as a wizard's familiar or as a form the druid might take. Swarms of the creatures might also be dangerous. The creatures covered here include the chipmunk, the squirrel, the flying squirrel, the mole, and the mouse.

Chimpmunk

Small burrowing mammals that live in forests. Rock gnomes and forest gnomes can speak with these creatures.

Chipmunk Familiar

Popular with gnomes, a chipmunk familiar might be acquired by a spellcaster with the find familiar spell. They have essentially the same stats as a weasel, except for the following:

  • Replace Keen Hearing and Smell with Keen Hearing and Eyesight: Chipmunks have advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing and eyesight.
  • Add a Burrow speed of 5 ft.

Chipmunk Wild Shape

A druid may gain the chipmunk shape with wild shape. This is a popular form in woodlands for spying covertly. This is essentially the same stats as a weasel, except fro the following:

  • Replace Keen Hearing and Smell with Keen Hearing and Eyesight: Chipmunks have advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing and eyesight.
  • Add a Burrow speed of 5 ft.

Swarm of Chipmunks

A swarm of chipmunks might be called upon by a gnomish druid or ranger, A swarm of chipmunks is essentially statistically identical to a swarm of rats, except for the following:

  • Replace Keen Hearing with Keen Hearing and Eyesight: Chipmunks have advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing and eyesight.
  • Add a Burrow speed of 5 ft.

Squirrel

Small arboreal mammals that live in forests. Forest gnomes can speak with these creatures.

Squirrel Familiar

Popular with forest gnomes, a squirrel familiar might be acquired by a spellcaster with the find familiar spell. They have essentially the same stats as a weasel, except for the following:

  • Replace Keen Hearing with Keen Hearing and Eyesight: Squirrels have advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing and eyesight.
  • Add a Climb speed of 30 ft.

Squirrel Wild Shape

A druid may gain the squirrel shape with wild shape. This is a popular form in woodlands for spying covertly and for moving around in the canopy. This is essentially the same stats as a weasel, except fro the following:

  • Replace Keen Hearing and Smell with Keen Hearing and Eyesight: Squirrels have advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing and eyesight.
  • Add a Climb speed of 30 ft.

Swarm of Squirrels

A swarm of squirrels might be called upon by a gnomish druid or ranger. A swarm of squirrels is essentially statistically identical to a swarm of rats, except for the following:

  • Replace Keen Hearing with Keen Hearing and Eyesight: Squirrels have advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing and eyesight.
  • Add a Climb speed of 30 ft.

Mouse

Small mammals that dwell nearly anywhere. Rock gnomes and forest gnomes can speak with these creatures.